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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: [RT] rethinking the cache storage system
Date Sun, 29 Feb 2004 21:58:12 GMT
Pier Fumagalli dijo:
> On 29 Feb 2004, at 19:25, Geoff Howard wrote:
>>>> I think that a better use of the file system would yield much more
>>>> performance, since JVM IO is pretty much optimized for file access
>>>> anyway (and uses OS-level caching).
>>>> thoughts?
>>> I've been looking at the java.nio stuff, especially in the area of
>>> memory mapping some files :-P I can tell you that it's FAST, and
>>> basically does the trick. See a file as a big array in ram, well, but
>>> actually it's only a "fake" array mapped really on the disk, and
>>> cached by kernel...
>> I've been thinking of that myself -- do I remember correctly that
>> we've tossed around the idea of making 2.2 jdk1.4 only??
> That would be so cool... Now that even IBM has a 1.4 JVM for most
> platform (including Linux), well, I don't see why not! :-)

Is a VOTE needed for this? If yes, Can you start it?

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

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